Turner Societies advocated gymnastics training. This included mostly gymnastics that used parallel and horizontal bars and the side horse.
Their form of exercise used light equipment such as wands and climbing ropes, to promote general health
Their system focused on the development of morals through participation in sports and games
Charles Beck, an immigrant, is the first physical education teacher in America.
They are the first public schools to offer physical education in the curriculum
regarded which system of physical education was the best to use in schools. 1855-1900
His reforms bring the "3 R's" that include physical education in curriculum
"normal schools" are established to teach physical education teachers
Mcloy introduces the testing of motor skills to the physical education system
their research advocates "education through the physical"
This research leads to his report with Weber on the fitness of youth internationally
curriculum shifts from games and sports to physical conditioning
Curriculum shifts again to focus upon physical conditioning when a national report finds that American students are less fit than their English counterparts
established as a result of the Kraus-Weber report in an effort to turn around the fitness of America's youth
guidelines developed to help Americans attain better fitness and overall health
This program provides grants to enhance and create better physical education programs in communities
this program replaces the old presidential fitness test.
NIKE, Inc., the GENYOUth Foundation, ChildObesity180, Kaiser Permanente, and the General Mills Foundation all donate millions towards the campaign